• Office
  • Faviell House
  • 1 Coval Wells
  • Chelmsford
  • Essex
  • CM1 1WZ
  • Tel: 01245 453800

Emma Wraight

Partner, Head of Commercial Real Estate

My specialist area is commercial real estate, where I deal with leasehold acquisitions and dispositions, registered and unregistered titles, leasehold enfranchisement and acting for major banks in securing charges.

I studied LLB Law (Hons) at the University of Hertfordshire, joining Birkett Long in January 2005.

My legal skills were developed in-house with both British Sugar and One Housing Group (OHG) which is a non-asset holding parent that brings together three housing associations under a group structure: Community Housing Association, Toynbee Housing Association and Island Homes Housing Association.

At OHG I assisted the Group Legal Department in managing over 12,000 homes in 26 local authorities across London and adjacent counties and has over 2,700 homes in the development pipeline. These include affordable rented homes, shared ownership schemes, intermediate rent homes for key workers and homes for private sale.

I am a Trustee and Company Director of Farleigh Hospice.


  • LLB Law (Hons)
  • Trustee and Company Director of Farleigh Hospice

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Our Commercial Real Estate Team

Commercial Real Estate is a large team with significant experience in dealing with all aspects of commercial property. Our individual members also have their own sector expertise, including environment & energy, health and social care, education and charity. The team has long standing relationships with clients and business partners, and we provide a tailored service to each client. We deal with each matter efficiently to ensure that deadlines and objectives are achieved. Our advice is commercial and practical, offering positive solutions.

Education Team

Education law can be complex and there are many different reasons why you may need legal advice. Our Education team includes individuals who specialise in certain sectors, so you are guaranteed a solicitor who has the expertise in the area that you require. The team is made up of specialists working within the relevant principle disciplines – commercial and corporate finance, commercial real estate, employment and HR, and dispute resolution. We regularly work for universities, colleges, and schools, including Multi Academy Trusts.